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The community we serve, the colleagues we work with and the great facility we work in, make the Goodman Community Center a pretty great place to work. We welcome you to read about why our employees love to work here. Our staff is committed to strengthening lives and securing futures of all our participants, customers and facility users, from little ones to older adults.

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Join the Goodman Community Center (GCC) where people from all walks of life and all ages come for programs and services that make their lives – and our community – stronger.

Our Custodians play an important role by providing, a clean and safe environment for the many staff, volunteers, program participants, customers and guests of the Goodman Community Center. Tasks include completing room set-ups for meetings, special functions and events, cleaning throughout the facility, preventative maintenance and outdoor grounds maintenance tasks as needed.

Competitive wage and benefit package. We will accept applications until the position is filled.  GCC is an EEO/AA/disability/veteran employer and we value a diverse workforce.

Job Description

Position purpose

Responsible for providing, a clean and safe environment for all staff, volunteers, program participants, customers and guests of the Goodman Community Center.


  • Complete room set-ups for meetings, special functions and events as diagrammed.
  • Complete all tasks outlined on daily and weekly cleaning schedule including but not limited to:
    • Vacuum all carpeted areas.
    • Sweep and damp mop all floor surfaces.
    • Clean and maintain building entryways and exits, keep doorways clear of debris and welcoming.
    • Clean and restock restrooms (including toilets, urinals, sinks, mirrors, toilet partitions, floors and showers).
    • Remove all trash, waste, and recyclables.
    • Dust windowsills, window blinds, and other horizontal surfaces weekly.
    • Clean and maintain common areas including water fountains and furnishings.
    • Clean window and glass doors.
    • Sweep and mop gymnasium floor.
    • Shampoo carpets.
  • Follows procedures for preventative maintenance and operation of basic cleaning equipment.
  • Keep custodial closet in your area of responsibility clean and re-stock with all necessary supplies and equipment to perform your duties in an efficient manner.
  • Follows basic cleaning procedures and proper use of chemicals.
  • Reports security discrepancies or building issues to Maintenance Manager.
  • Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas.
  • Performs basic mechanical equipment maintenance and repair as requested by Maintenance Manager or Director of Facilities Operations & Services.
  • Performs snow removal and outdoor grounds maintenance as necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned in support of programs and hospitality.


  • 6 months or more of previous custodial experience.
  • Ability to stay focused on accomplishing set daily tasks and follow through on requests.
  • Ability to read schedules, duties and room diagrams.
  • High School education or equivalent.
  • Good customer service skills.
  • Good communication skills to interact with all staff, volunteers and community members and ability to communicate effectively regarding the particular cleaning needs and requirements of various programs.
  • Willingness to accept direction, advice and work as part of a team.
  • Trustworthy and dependable.

Special Position Requirements

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds daily and push equipment up to 300 pounds.
  • Ability to move, twist and bend regularly in order to set up room equipment.
  • Ability to continuously operate necessary cleaning equipment (mechanical as well as manual equipment), including but not limited to vacuum cleaner, mop, autoscrubber, swing machine, etc.
  • Ability to stand and work upright for entire scheduled shift.


  • Basic computer skills- email.
  • Experience training others in custodial duties.
  • Experience setting up cleaning systems.
  • Education or specialized mechanical systems or equipment training.
  • Valid Driver’s license and clean driving record.